Learning Escape Blog

14 Aug 2015

Eco-classroom slideshow from the 2014-15 academic year

At the end of the academic year, we at The Learning Escape are really very proud of all the additional learning space we have created for primary, secondary and early years settings. Here we share pictures of some of these stunning, inspirational eco-classrooms.

24 Jul 2015

What a busy school year it’s been

Teachers across the UK are relaxing into their well-earned summer break, recharging their energy levels for September and, no doubt, reflecting upon the busy year just passed. The Learning Escape team are also in a reflective mood after an extremely busy, and rewarding, year.

8 Jul 2015

Cambridge University Botanic Gardens Eco-Classroom

We have recently completed a project that we thought we would share with you, as it was right up our street, so to speak. The Cambridge University Botanic Garden has a long standing commitment to groups seeking gardening inspiration, an introduction to the natural world or an escape into an oasis of calm and beauty.

25 Jun 2015

National School Sports Week is a Good Reason to Get Outdoors

WARNING: WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ MAY BE BAD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

FACT: The average British child watches more than 17 hours of TV a week: they also spend over 20 hours per week online.

FACT: Around 3 in 10 children aged between 2 and 15 are overweight or obese: if current trends continue, more than a half of all adults and a quarter of children will be obese by 2050.

FACT: 1 in 10 children aged between 5 and 15 have a clinically diagnosed mental health disorder: there are many more who are overlooked by the medical profession.

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